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[ONLINE] Ada Lovelace and drones deep underground

11 October @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free – £5

Join the team from STFC RAL Space and the Boulby Underground Laboratory to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day. This is your chance to find out how Boulby and their colleagues at York University are using the principles laid down by Ada Lovelace, regarded as the world’s first computer programmer, to test drones destined to explore other worlds, all from deep beneath the surface of the Earth. As well as a virtual tour of the laboratory, 1,100 m underground, you’ll discover how drones are designed, tested and – ultimately – used to learn more about our solar system.

Please book one ticket per device.

IF Oxford uses Pay What You Decide (PWYD) ticketing so you can choose to pay whatever you want, or can afford. You can make your donation during booking or at / after the event and the amount you pay is up to you. A suggested donation of £5 per person for each event enjoyed will help secure the future of the Festival.

IF Oxford is run by The Oxfordshire Science Festival (charity #1151361) and your donation may be eligible for Gift Aid, where a charity can claim back an extra 25% of your donation at no cost to you. Gift Aid forms can be downloaded from www.if-oxford.com/donate

The Festival reserves the right to modify event formats and manage the audience in accordance to the Festival’s Attendance Policy: https://if-oxford.com/about/policies/attendance-policy/

Venue

IF Oxford
Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road Oxford OX1 1BY United Kingdom + Google Map

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